An ANU anthropologist may have stumbled upon a significant clue to the fate of famous eighteenth century French navigator La Pérouse. Aaron Walker reports.
Heritage and development are often seen to be on opposite sides of the proverbial fence, but at ANU heritage plays a key role in the evolution of the campus.
Growing brain cells in a laboratory may lead to a better understanding of how neurons form computing circuits and process information. Kate Prestt reports.
The otherworldly beauty of Iceland resonated with Caity Price, who overcame trepidations about not knowing the language while on exchange in Sweden, to enjoy her stay in Scandinavia and create lifelong travel memories.
After a mutual friend unsuccessfully tried to set up Georgina Vallance, LLB (Hons) ’13, GDLP ’14 and Celeste Kuypers, BA/BAS ’10, a chance meeting at a bar began something very special: the couple are now engaged and have scheduled a civil ceremony for March 2018.
What role does Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture have on the health of Indigenous people? Ross Peake reports on the Mayi Kuwayu Study.
ANU physicists are helping lead a global effort to make a star on Earth, otherwise known as a nuclear fusion facility that could produce inexhaustible clean power. Will Wright reports.
Researchers at The Australian National University are calling for location data to be withheld from research publications to help protect some rare and endangered species.
A team of international astrophysicists led by ANU has shown how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.
Engineers have invented tiny structures inspired by butterfly wings that open the door to new solar cell technologies and other applications requiring precise manipulation of light.
Fads define a particular moment in our popular culture, as Australian National Dictionary editor Dr Amanda Laugesen, BA (Hons) ’97, PhD ’01 explains.
Dr Nicole McLennan, PhD ’98, detects deceivers in the Australian Dictionary of Biography.
Senator Patrick Dodson delivered the 2017 ANU Mabo Commemoration Oration, held to recognise the 25th anniversary of the historic High Court ruling. Here is an edited extract of his address.
Emeritus Professor Brij V Lal AM recalls the pivotal role ANU has played in Pacific history.
After being on the faculty of the Julliard School of Music and Hofstra University in New York, Professor Kenneth Lampl recently became Head of the ANU School of Music. He talks about his vision to carve out a global niche for the School and how he will nurture the next generations of outstanding musicians.
Dr Penny Burns is working with the United Nations to help GPs become more involved in responding to disasters.
Former US Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper AO, visited Australia this year as a guest of the ANU National Security College. He was joined by former Australian Ambassador to the United States, Kim Beazley AC, for a discussion of the challenges, successes and future of the Australia-US alliance.
Each year the Australian Centre on China in the World produces a China Story Yearbook centred around a broad theme that encapsulates the major political, economic, social and cultural events in China during that year.
The cashless debit card, introduced in 2016 in Ceduna and the East Kimberley, restricts 80 per cent of a person’s regular social security payment to an industry-issued card that cannot be used to purchase alcohol and gambling products.
Campus sexual assault is not a new issue, but it has only recently received significant media attention in the United States and more recently in Australia. Dr Rosanne Kennedy explores the issue.
In my role as Sub-Dean within the ANU College of Law, I’m often reminded that many of our high-achieving students are quite scared of being average at anything.
The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at The Australian National University has been a leader in the development of new ideas and approaches to the study of regulation for 15 years.